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Wednesday, 05 December 2018

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HMNS’ Guide to Astronomical Events in December 2018 

BEYONDbones [23:28:10]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
  Can the stars tell you about your future? No. But our resident astronomer James Wooten can tell you what stars to look for in the future! This December is an action packed month, celestially speaking. First off, we have a comet approaching, followed by a whole lot of meteors. Not happy news for our

Toronto real estate continues flat 

Ontario-geofish [21:37:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
One house in the neighbourhood sold real fast.  I expect they priced it low.  Other houses are languishing.  I don't know what a big crash would look like on this chart, since there would be such a variance on pricing. ps.  what I mean is mathematically, I don't think this chart can go down.  We're in a big crash now with homes at 20-30%.  But the average price will stay up if more big

Moby Dichthyosaur 

Theropoda [21:27:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
L'esemplare studiato da Lindgren et al. (2018). Lindgren et al. (2018) descrivono un esemplare superbamente conservato dell'ittiosauro Stenopterygius dal Giurassico Inferiore tedesco. L'esemplare conserva [...]

The Great Geoadvent: Door 5 

Geological Society of London blog [19:12:40]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
Throughout advent, we're sharing some of our favourite entries to Earth Science Week photography competitions past and present - all of which feature the beautiful geology of the UK and Ireland. Check back [...]

November GeoRoundUp: the best of the Earth sciences from around the web 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [17:48:03]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
Drawing inspiration from popular stories on our social media channels, major geoscience headlines, as well as unique and quirky research, this monthly column aims to bring you the latest Earth and planetary [...]

Volcanism and the Justinian Plague 

earth-pages - Research News from the Earth Sciences [15:14:39]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
Between 541 and 543 CE, during the reign of the Roman Emperor Justinian, bubonic plague spread through countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. This was a decade after Justinian’s forces had had begun to [...]

Deep-Fry Apocalypse Delayed for a Day 

Ontario-geofish [12:35:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
Reference Global temperatures as determined by satellites, the 'gold standard'. Below, is the extraction since 2014 You can see the huge El Nino of 2016-17.  This month's global temps have gone down, [...]

Loyalty Islands: Erdbeben Mw 7,6 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [09:47:55]  recommend  recommend this post  (39 visits) info
Die Gegend der Loyalty Islands wurde von einem sehr starken Erdbeben der Magnitude 7,6 erschüttert. Das Epizentrum lag offshore, gut 110 km von der Küste des nächsten Eilandes entfernt. Die Tiefe des [...]

Malibu: Planet Labs images of the first round of mudflows 

The Landslide Blog [03:28:55]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
Malibu - Planet Labs have captured remarkable before and after SkySat images of the first round of mudflows following the recent wildfires The post Malibu: Planet Labs images of the first round of mudflows [...]

Arctic Ice Volume Crosses Lanes Again 

Ontario-geofish [19:19:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
My usual source has frozen up, so I went to the Danes.  In November, the arctic ice volume powered past the other years, and may be going for a world record. Basic Physics - Cold is merely the absence of [...]

Drotops armatus Trilobite Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [18:25:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (64 visits) info
This trilobite fossil was on display at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York city in July 2018. The trilobite fossil is named Drotops armatus. It was found in the Atlas Mountains of [...]

Tracking Aquifer Water With Seismic Noise 

Lake Scientist [16:26:39]  recommend  recommend this post  (60 visits) info
New research indicates that seismic noise may be a game changing tool in tracking aquifer water health, especially in drought-sensitive areas. The post Tracking Aquifer Water With Seismic Noise appeared first [...]

Spring 2019 Earth Institute Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities 

State of the Planet [15:12:33]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
A variety of undergraduate research assistant positions are available for the upcoming semester. Apply by January 31,

Our presentations are up at the 1st Palaeo Virtual Congress 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [10:01:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (36 visits) info
The 1st Palaeontological Virtual Congress is underway now, and will run through December 15. Mike and I have two presentations up: “What do we mean by the directions ‘cranial’ and ‘caudal’ on a [...]

Un nuevo #dinovember de Dyna Soar 

Koprolitos [08:42:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
En Koprolitos somos muy fans de Dyna Soar y sus #dinovembers (como ya habéis podido comprobar en años anteriores aquí o aquí). Una vez más ha escogido diferentes personajes dinosaurianos de series de [...] | Impressum